Yamini S

Operations Management & Quantitative Techniques

Ph.D (IIT Madras), M.S. by Research (IIT Madras), B.E. (College of Engineering Guindy, Anna University Chennai)

+91 431 250 5085

yamini@iimtrichy.ac.in

Yamini holds a Ph.D. and a M.S. (by research) degree from the Department of Management Studies, Indian Institute of Technology Madras. She obtained her bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering from the College of Engineering Guindy, Anna University, Chennai. She worked for Cognizant Technology Solutions - Chennai for about a year before joining IIT Madras. She has presented her research work in various leading International conferences of repute and has received several awards. Her research interests are in the areas of Behavioural Operations Management, Game theory and Supply Chain Contracts. She is a member of the Production and Operations Management Society (USA) and a lifetime member of the EURO Working Group on Ethics and OR, the Society of Operations Management (SOM) and the Operational Research Society of India (ORSI).

• Behavioural Operations Management • Stochastic Modelling • Decision Making under Multi agent systems • Game Theory and Applications • Operations Research • Supply Chain Contracts

Research Interests:

•             Procrastination and planning fallacy related problems

•             Behavioural issues in supply chain and project management

•             Experimental designs in inter-temporal choices

•             Contracts and Mechanism Design

Awards and Honours:

•             Invited as a   Guest Speaker   to talk on “How game theory is helpful in behavioural operations” in the National Mathematics Initiative Workshop and Conference on Game Theory and Optimisation held at IIT Madras, Chennai during June  2016

•             Received the “Emerging Economies Doctoral Student Award” in the 27th Annual International Conference of the Production and Operations Management Society held at Orlando, USA during May 2016

•             Received the “Highly Commended Paper Award” by Emerald Publishers in the 19th Annual International Conference of the Society of Operations Management held at IIM Calcutta, India during December 2015

•             Master’s Thesis was selected as one of the three finalists for the “EthOR Award” by the EURO Working Group on Ethics and OR in the 26th EURO-INFORMS Joint International Conference held at Rome, Italy during July 2013

International Journal Publications:

1. “Mathematical model to mitigate planning fallacy and to determine realistic delivery time”

Co-author(s): Rahul R. Marathe

Journal: IIMB Management Review (Accepted for publication)


International Conference Presentations/Proceedings

1. “Effect of returns policy in a duopolistic competition”

Conference: 11th Indian Subcontinent Decision Sciences Institute (ISDSI) International Conference, IIM Tiruchirappalli, India (December, 2017)

2. “Influence of returns policy on supply chain coordination”

Conference: 11th Indian Subcontinent Decision Sciences Institute (ISDSI) International Conference, IIM Tiruchirappalli, India (December, 2017)

3. “Mechanism design to mitigate the information asymmetry in a construction project”

Co-author(s): Rahul R. Marathe

Conference: XXI Annual International Conference of the Society of Operations Management (SOM), Ahmedabad University, India (December, 2017)

4. “A deterministic and probabilistic approach of intertemporal choices of individuals”

Co-author(s): Sundara Natarajan and Rahul R. Marathe

Conference: XX Annual International Conference of the Society of Operations Management (SOM), IIITM Gwalior, India (December, 2016)

5. “An experimental analysis of inter-temporal choices of individuals”

Co-author(s): Sundara Natarajan and Rahul R. Marathe

Conference: SPJIMR-POMS India Chapter Conference, S.P. Jain Institute of Management & Research, Mumbai, India (July, 2016)

6. “Mathematical model to mitigate planning fallacy and to determine realistic estimate of time”

Co-author(s): Rahul R. Marathe

Conference: 27th Annual International Conference of the Production and Operations Management Society, Orlando, USA, (May, 2016)

7. “Mathematical model to mitigate planning fallacy and to determine realistic estimate of time”

Co-author(s): Rahul R. Marathe

Conference: XIX Annual International Conference of the Society of Operations Management (SOM), IIM Calcutta, India (December, 2015)

8. “Economic view of planning fallacy to determine realistic delivery time”

Co-author(s): Rahul R. Marathe

Conference: 26th Annual International Conference of the Production and Operations Management Society, Washington D.C., USA (May, 2015)

9. “Hidden Markov Model to identify the time preference of individuals”

Co-author(s): Rahul R. Marathe

Conference: 26th Annual International Conference of the Production and Operations Management Society, Washington D.C., USA (May, 2015)

10. “Contract with agents having imperfect memory and time inconsistent preferences”

Co-author(s): Rahul R. Marathe

Conference: XVIII Annual International Conference of the Society of Operations Management, IIT Roorkee, Roorkee, India (December 2014)

11. “Hidden Markov Chain model for Procrastinators”

Co-author(s): Rahul R. Marathe

Conference: XVIII Annual International Conference of the Society of Operations Management, IIT Roorkee, Roorkee, India (December 2014)

12. “Analysis of effort induced demand on returns policies with retail competition”

Co-author(s): Kavitha, C., and Arshinder Kaur

Conference: XVII Annual International Conference of the Society of Operations Management, IIT Madras, Chennai, India (December 2013)

13. “Optimal contracts in construction projects to mitigate information asymmetry”

Co-author(s): Rahul R. Marathe

Conference: 26th EURO - INFORMS Joint International Conference, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy (July 2013)

14. “A game theoretic framework to mitigate unethical behaviour in construction projects”

Co-author(s): Rahul R. Marathe

Conference: 26th EURO - INFORMS Joint International Conference, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy (July 2013)

15. “Value of information for perfect monitoring of the contractor while designing contract in the construction”

Co-author(s): Rahul R. Marathe

Conference: XVI Annual International Conference of the Society of Operations Management, IIT Delhi, India (December 2012)

16. “Model for imperfect monitoring of contractor to reduce information asymmetry on the quality in construction”

Co-author(s): Rahul R. Marathe

Conference: XVI Annual International Conference of the Society of Operations Management, IIT Delhi, India (December 2012)

 


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